Athletic Team Info
Ice Hockey - Boys, 1st Team
2011 - 2012
Team News
Six Goal Second Period Guides Wildcats
The KUA Boys Hockey teamed earned their 23rd win of the season over Proctor Academy. KUA was able to use a six goal second period to win 6-1. After a first period where both KUA and Proctor had chances KUA began to convert on theirs. Elie Vered scored KUA’s first goal and Greg Burmaster’s wrister from the right faceoff circle quickly made a 0-0 game 2-0 in favor of KUA. Jonathan Charbonneau added two second period goals and Jordan Babb added one of his own. Vered was able to secure his second tally of the afternoon and that was the end of KUA’s scoring. In goal for the Wildcats, Eric Bogart turned awat 28 out of 29 shots and needed to be excellent when the game was in doubt. Next up for KUA is a road game, at Cushing Academy on Saturday at 4pm.

KUA Drops Their Third Game of the Year
Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000149 EndHTML:0000001453 StartFragment:0000000199 EndFragment:0000001419 StartSelection:0000000199 EndSelection:0000001419 The KUA Boys Hockey Team ran into an inspired Holderness team today and dropped their third game of the season by a score of 3-2.  All day long KUA was playing catch up from a score and effort standpoint.  After a scoreless first, Holderness converted a power play opportunity when KUA was unable to clear the zone.  Soon after a great individual effort by Casey Miller got the puck to Greg Burmaster  who found Jon Charbonneau alone in front to even the score.  Again, Holderness converted on the power play when KUA again, again failed to clear the zone.  Jordan Babb evened the score again for the Wildcats when he converted a power play opportunity of his own.  In the third KUA took four consecutive penalties and Holderness made them pay on the third one as they scored their third power play goal of the day to give them the final 3-2 lead.  In the game KUA outshot Holderness  35-18, but Holderness was excellent in limiting KUA’s second chance opportunities.  The loss drops KUA to 21-3-3.  Next up for the Wildcats is a road game with Proctor on Wednesday.

KUA Moves To 20-2-3
In tonight's Kimball Union mens varsity hockey game the number two ranked Wildcats defeated Andover Academy, 4-2. In a tightly fought contest which saw a great pace coupled with hard hitting the Wildcats were able to bear down, emerge, and improve to 20-2-2. Nick Roberto '13 got the scoring started in the first period as he took a puck of the boards and buried it short side. In the second period the Wildcats took a two goal lead on goals by Alex Carle '13 and Jonathan Charbonneau '13. Carles goal came on the power play as the defenseman took a one timer that beat the Andover goalie high. Charbonneau's goal was the byproduct of hard work. Pinning the defense back Casey Miller '13 slid a nice pass in front to Charbonneau who was able to beat the goalie low. In the third Andover came out flying and both teams exchanged chances. With Andover pulling within a goal the Wildcats woke up and controlled the play for the better half of the third period. With under two minutes left Jordan Babb '13, who played great all night was able to drive the net and give the Wildcats a 4-2 lead. With the goalie pulled, KUA goalie Ryan Lund '13 made a few outstanding saves and picked up the win in net. The Wildcats are back in action Friday as they play New Hampton.

Wildcats Holf Off the Bulls
Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000149 EndHTML:0000002549 StartFragment:0000000199 EndFragment:0000002515 StartSelection:0000000199 EndSelection:0000002515 The KUA Boys Varsity Hockey Team improved to 19-2-2 today by knocking off Holderness 5-2.  Holderness traveled to KUA for their 3rd away game in four days.  This showed in the first period as KUA outshot Holderness 20-2, but were only able to get one past the Holderness goalie.  KUA’s Brandon Cole converted a nifty passing play from Nick Roberto and Nico Rufo.  Cole, who was excellent all night, converted again 15 seconds into the second to up KUA’s lead to 2-0.  Rufo was able to find Cole in front of the net after Roberto hounded the Holderness defense,  Roberto and Rufo assisted on Cole’s second tally of the night.  The second continued to favor KUA until a defensive coverage issue left a Holderness player all along in front of KUA’s goalie Ryan Lund.  Lund made the initial save but was unable to stop the rebound.  With the score 2-1 now, Holderness took the momentum and generated a couple of chances.  KUA was able to break the momentum when defenseman Connor Evangelista snuck down the left side of the Holderness zone and wristed a shot past the unsuspecting Holderness goalie.  At the end of the second KUA showed a lack of focus and took a five minute major cross checking penalty.  With Holderness on the power play for the first five minutes of the third period, KUA was able to effectively limit Holderness’ power play, until a wrist shot was redirected past Lund.  With two minutes still left on the major penalty the KUA penalty killers dug deep and were able to limit Holderness to zero quality chances.  KUA’s Elie Vered gave the Wildcats a 4-2 lead, when he put together a great individual effort.  Tim Baylis and Jordan Babb’s strong effort to win pucks allowed Vered to gain possession, beat a Holderness defender and then deposit a rebound of his own shot to give KUA a two goal lead.  Vered finished off the scoring by adding an empty netter with a little over a minute left.  Lund ended the day with 13 saves on 15 shots, while the Holderness goalie turned away 39 KUA shots.  KUA continues its homestand Wednesday at 3:45 when Phillips Andover comes to town.

KUA Sweeps NMH
Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000149 EndHTML:0000001273 StartFragment:0000000199 EndFragment:0000001239 StartSelection:0000000199 EndSelection:0000001239 KUA Varsity Boys Hockey Team improved to 18-2-2 with a 6-3 victory over Northfield Mount Hermon.  After a sluggish start KUA’s Tim Baylis put KUA up 1-0 when he took a Nick Roberto pass and fired a wrist shot past the NMH goaltender.  Baylis’ goal got the KUA offense on track as they netted two more before the end of the period. Jonathan Charbonneu netted KUA’s second of the night and Elie Vered’s nifty shot pushed KUA’s lead to three.  NMH responded 18 seconds after Vered’s goal and the period ended 3-1.  In the second Greg Burmaster finished off KUA’s fourth goal and Brandon Cole’s shorthanded goal pushed the lead to 5-1 on a great individual effort.  In the third Christian Thamert deposited a slap shot from the right point for KUA’s final goal.  NMH added two late goals to make the final score 6-3.  KUA hosts rival Holderness on Saturday at 2pm

KUA Routs Tilton
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Tonight at Akerstrom Arena the number four ranked Kimball Union mens hockey team defeated Lakes Region rival Tilton, 7-0. The Wildcats jumped out of the gates and were able to score two quick goals as Casey Miller '11 converted on the power play, and Elie Vered '12 scored a goal going hard to the net after linemate Tim Baylis '12 slipped a backhand pass across the ice. As the period progressed the Wildcats were able to convert two more opportunities; the teams third goal, a power play goal scored by Connor Evangelista '13, and the fourth a beautiful rebound snap shot that went top shelf by Jonathan Charbonneau '13. In the second both teams traded penalties and the pace was taken out of the game. Fortunately, in the third the Wildcats came out flying as Brandon Cole '13 capitalized as he drove the net hard and found the back of the goal. Less than two minutes later Cole drove the offensive blue line and found Jordan Babb '13 driving the net who caught a pass on his backhand and snapped it top shelf, a pretty, hard working goal. At the end of game, with under four minutes to go, Gregg Burmaster '13 ended the teams scoring as he picked up the seventh goal of the night. In goal Ryan Lund '13 stopped twenty shot as the Wildcats improve to 17-2-2. The team is back in action Next Wednesday as they travel to Northfield Mount Hermon.

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